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The WEGO Health network is made up of over 100,000 patient leaders, influencers and advocates helping others and transforming healthcare.
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Most Recent Episode
WEGO Health Podcast - Tory Aquino
Featuring: Tory Aquino
"Advocating for Others" Award Winner
Host Shane Schulz sits down with the Founder of the "Mariah's Movers Foundation" Tory Aquino!
Tory's advocating journey started when her daughter Mariah who is now 10 years old started to exhibit symptoms of Juvenile Arthritis at the age of 3.
While taking on this mountainous task of explaining and educating the masses of what Juvenile Arthritis is and all that it involves, Tory makes sure to start that journey with being a Mom of her two daughters Mariah and Mauriauna!!
While Mariah's courage with a capital "C" is being acknowledged for her brave fight against the symptoms she lives with and through, Tory is there to support and advocate whatever path it takes!
Those different paths range from but are not limited to going to Washington D.C. as well as Hosting an annual event "Mariah's Movers" Carnival", bringing much-needed awareness to the condition of Juvenile Arthritis with her powerhouse team of Mariah, Mauriauna and her Mom Tina!
2:39 - Tory shares the frustrating challenge of finding the right doctor to give them the diagnosis it took to help Mariah
5:00 - The frustration, anger, and worry of a parent trying to get help for their ailing child can be gut-wrenching, Tory explains.
17:34 - Shane shares in the frustrating feelings of why someone so young as Mariah would go through the fight she faces daily.
*Special Note* Mariah Aquino-Truss has been selected as the 2017 National Youth Honoree for the "Walk to Cure Arthritis" by the Arthritis Foundation!
To Learn More about Tory and Her advocating efforts visit the links below.
@mariahsmovers at Instagram
*Walk to Cure Arthritis*
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